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America: 12--The First Impact reel 2 Reel 1 available here Presents a record of Alistair Cooke's impressions of the people, places, institutions, and landscapes of America. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Presents a record of Alistair Cooke's impressions of the people, places, institutions and landscapes of America. Number 12 in the series. Topics: Series: America: A Personal History of the U.S (1972-3), Immigration and emigration, Population,...
Hal Holbrook's classic impersonation of Mark Twain is re-created in this interview with the author of some of the most beloved and widely-read works in American literature. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, American literature (United States), United States of America (USA),... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Profiles William Penn's early life in England when he opposed parliamentary limitation on freedom of religion. Tells of his conversion to the Quakers and of his plan to found the colony of Pennsylvania. From the Cavalcade of America series Summary An excerpt from the 'CALVALCADE OF AMERICA' television program. Recounts the story of William Penn, who through his father's close association with King Charles II and the Duke of York obtains a grant of land in the American colonies where he... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Penn, William, 1644-1718, Biography (Persons), Television programs,... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Documents the first efforts made to unionize migrant workers in Delano, California. An exhibition of more than 100 works of Degas--drawings, paintings, and sculpture--at the Los Angeles County Museum, emphasizing his three favorite subjects: horses and jockeys, portraits, and ballet dancers. Explains that Degas was an artist who saw with his intellect as much as he saw with his eyes and his feelings and captured the beauty and uniqueness of a momentovement. Topics: Decision at Delano, Social issues, Trade unions, United States of America (USA), Business,...
Title from data sheet Producers and directors, Thomas P. Johnson Jr., Lance Bird; writer, John Crowley; editor, Kate Hirson Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Uses newsreels, old photographs, feature films, advertisements, and home movies to create a portrait of America in the 1930's. Topics: 16mm Film, Series: America Lost and Found, Educational Film, Civilization, Historical cultures and... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
byBritish Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films
A study of American folk art produced by itinerant American painters in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Shows the simple, primitive, and naively charming style of these painters, and points out the influence of this style on artists in the 20th century Summary Surveys primitive art in the United States from 1775 to 1875, emphasizing objects in the Smithsonian collections and the art of the Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch collection. Includes samples of carved eagles,... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Primitivism in art, Painting, American, Painting, Colonial, United... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
From WorldCat: Explores the exhibits at the National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C. and reveals the human stories and struggles behind many of the artifacts through use of archival footage. Producer-Director, Peter S. Vogt ; Writer, Harry Miles Muheim ; Editor, Steven York ; Narrator, Cliff Robertson Topics: A Place of Dreams: The National Air and Space Museum (Long Version), Transportation history, Space...
Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad Reel 2 Reel 1 available here Discusses the Underground Railroad, emphasizing the role of Harriet Tubman in the movement and the conflicts and trials involved in a slave's flight to freedom prior to the Civil War. Summary Describes the first 19 trips Mrs. Tubman, a conductor on the Underground Railroad, made into slave territory between 1850 and 1860. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Educational Film, Series: Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad, United States, United States...
Gives insight into Latin America's temperament through the life and writings of contemporary South American poet Pablo Neruda. Narrated by Pablo Neruda and Anthony Quayle. Discusses the artistic and photographic arts that came with the settling of the early West and the two major sources that nurtured them--the United States Government and the eastern newspapers. Pictures works by artists John M. Stanley, Frederick Remington, Charlie Russell, and Cassily Adams, and by photographers William H.... Topics: I am Pablo Neruda, Latin America, Poetry, United States of America (USA), Communications...
A dramatization of the John Peter Zenger case of 1734. After Zenger printed a story about corruption in the New York royal governor's administration, his press was destroyed and he was arrested. Alexander Hamilton, Zenger's counsel, successfully defended him and established the precedent of freedom of the press. From the Cavalcade of America series Summary Adapted from the 1953 Cavalcade of America TV program. Portrays the libel trial of John Peter Zenger, colonial publisher who dared to... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Zenger, John Peter, 1697-1746, Trials (Seditious libel), Freedom of... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Presents a biography of Mark Twain showing his experiences and varied environments which furnished material for his stories, essays and novels. Topics: Mark Twain, United States of America (USA), Communications occupations, North America, Occupational...
byEncyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
Intended audience: Intermediate through senior high school Examines the motives and influences of Spanish explorers in the New World. Describes the exploitation and cruel treatment of aboriginal Inca and Aztec Indian civilizations by the conquistadors. Reviews discoveries by Columbus, Magellan, Vespucci, Balboa, Cortez, and Pizarro Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Latin America, United States of America (USA), Discovery and... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
A detailed compilation of Delta Clipper Experimental (DC-X) and X-33 Reusable Test Vehicle (RTV) videos by the Space Access Society in 1996. Each video is preceded by description text. The DC-X project was an experiment in reusable rocketry. It was the first Vertical Take Off and Landing (VTOL) rocket vehicle to fly multiple times, with the goal of making future Single Stage To Orbit rockets to fly to space cheaply and reliably. The project inspired the creation of dozens of private rocket... Topics: vhs, DCX, DC-X, Delta Clipper, Delta Clipper Experimental, DC-XA, rocket, rocketship, spaceship,... Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Introduction to the Delta Clipper Experimental (DC-X) reusable launch vehicle test project. It was initiated by the U.S. Air Force's Strategic Defense Initiative Organization (SDIO) and built by McDonnell Douglas corporation. This is a test article for a fully Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV) to send people and payloads to Low Earth Orbit (LEO). The DC-X was part of SDIO's Single Stage To Orbit (SSTO) program. "The Future is Now" video is a promotional piece developed with the help of... Topics: vhs, DCX, DC-X, Delta Clipper, Delta Clipper Experimental, DC-XA, rocket, rocketship, spaceship,... Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Narrated by Apollo 12 astronaut and DC-X flight manager Pete Conrad, this is an introduction to the Delta Clipper Experimental (DC-X) reusable launch vehicle test project. It was initiated by the U.S. Air Force's Strategic Defense Initiative Organization (SDIO) and built by McDonnell Douglas corporation. This is a test article for a fully Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV) to send people and payloads to Low Earth Orbit (LEO). The DC-X was part of SDIO's Single Stage To Orbit (SSTO) program. The goal... Topics: vhs, DCX, DC-X, Delta Clipper, Delta Clipper Experimental, DC-XA, rocket, rocketship, spaceship,... Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
End of the Trail: American Plains Indian reels 1 and 2 Descibes the American westward movement and its tragic impact upon the American Indian. Discusses the imprint of the West upon the American mind and the American legend. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Tells the story of the American Plains Indians. Narrated by Walter Brennan. Topics: Educational Film, Indians of North America, United States of America (USA), History, U S Federal...